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Date: 1700-1800
Language: French
Origin: velours 'velvet, velour', from Latin villosus 'hairy', from villus; VELVET

velour

noun
     
Related topics: Clothes, Material, Textiles
veā€§lour [uncountable]
DCCTIM a type of heavy cloth that is similar to velvet but cheaper:
gold velour curtains

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